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PAD 201: PAPER GUIDELINES Select a social problem or social movement as the primary topic of your paper. You should describe the problem (or the problem the social movement addresses) - (e.g., Why is it a problem? What geographic area/populations does it impact-or at least which areas/populations are you focusing on? What are some of the challenges?) and then describe how this social problem is being addressed by each sector {business, nonprofit, government). Include specificexamples from at least one organization in each sector where possible. You may also wish to include a description of how individual citizens address or could address the problem, or any innovative ideas you have for business, government, or nonprofits to address the problem? Make sure to bring in some of the concepts discussed in class (e.g., social change, social movements, the role of various sectors, etc.). Required Length: 7-9 pages (double-spaced) Points/Weight: The paper and presentation are worth 100 points toward your final grade. Purpose: There are three major purposes of this assignment: 1.To learn more about a social problem/movement and the responses of different sectors to that problem. 2.To demonstrate understanding of concepts discussed throughout the course. 3.To improve research, writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills.

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